Social Emotional Learning at Home
This week in Social Emotional Learning
Aperture Education is a company that produces and promotes Social Emotional Curriculum. They have been developing these weekly focused topic sheets with a quick strategy to implement at home to improve the social/emotional well-being of children. Their strategies outline how to adapt them to various age groups. It is a super quick read and incredible helpful! Click below to access a PDF of each topic.
Focus: Optimistic Thinking
Social Emotional Activity Board
The picture above is a Social Emotional Activity Choice Board. Just some fun ideas to try at home!
The S.T.O.P Practice
This graphic is 12 simple activities that help build Social Emotional Skills at home.
Toolbox unfortunately does not have an interactive website, though all students are taught these 12 tools each year in grades K-2. See how many of the tools your child can tell or teach you about and how they can use them during this time!
Apps to Help with Mental Health
If your child has access to a tablet and apps, there are many out there that can help with mental health, gratitude, and managing emotions. Common Sense Media has put together a list of some of those apps here. Please read carefully, especially in regards to recommended ages, before download apps for children.